The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 503 513 495
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 73 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.59% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 14
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £356 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £660 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £434 £463
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4592 4443 3981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.75% 8.84% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2344 1972
Average daily rate £448 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.21 £59.90 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 55 £500 +11.11% 10
London -4 30 £500 +6.38% 4
East of England +11 8 £550 - 1
West Midlands -7 5 - -
South East -27 4 £475 +13.77% 3
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
North East - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Reading - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Leeds - - - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 129 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (24.81%) SAP MM
3 31 (24.03%) Manufacturing
4 19 (14.73%) SAP SD
5 16 (12.40%) SAP PP-PI
6 15 (11.63%) Data Migration
6 15 (11.63%) Migration
7 12 (9.30%) SAP WM
8 11 (8.53%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (8.53%) SAP PM
8 11 (8.53%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (8.53%) SAP Implementation
9 10 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (7.75%) SAP QM
10 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.98%) SAP SCM
11 8 (6.20%) Project Management
11 8 (6.20%) SAP APO
11 8 (6.20%) ABAP
11 8 (6.20%) ERP
12 7 (5.43%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.43%) Stress Testing
12 7 (5.43%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.43%) Portuguese Language
12 7 (5.43%) FMCG
13 6 (4.65%) Integration Testing
13 6 (4.65%) Data Validation
13 6 (4.65%) Validation
13 6 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (3.88%) Automotive

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (24.81%) SAP MM
2 19 (14.73%) SAP SD
3 16 (12.40%) SAP PP-PI
4 12 (9.30%) SAP WM
5 11 (8.53%) SAP PM
6 10 (7.75%) SAP QM
7 9 (6.98%) SAP SCM
8 8 (6.20%) SAP APO
9 3 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (2.33%) SAP CO
9 3 (2.33%) SAP ERP
9 3 (2.33%) SAP LE
9 3 (2.33%) SAP FI
10 2 (1.55%) SAP EWM
11 1 (0.78%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.78%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) LSMW
General
1 31 (24.03%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.43%) Portuguese Language
3 6 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.88%) Automotive
5 3 (2.33%) French Language
6 2 (1.55%) German Language
6 2 (1.55%) Romanian Language
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 80 (62.02%) Consultant
2 79 (61.24%) SAP Consultant
3 63 (48.84%) SAP PP Consultant
4 15 (11.63%) Analyst
4 15 (11.63%) SAP Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Trainer
5 11 (8.53%) SAP Trainer
6 10 (7.75%) SAP QM Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.20%) SAP Test Analyst
7 8 (6.20%) SAP Manager
8 7 (5.43%) SAP MM Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) SAP Project Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) SAP Tester
10 4 (3.10%) Help Desk Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Tester
11 3 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) FMCG
2 4 (3.10%) Data Conversion
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.63%) Migration
1 15 (11.63%) Data Migration
2 11 (8.53%) Data Cleansing
2 11 (8.53%) SAP Implementation
2 11 (8.53%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.20%) ERP
5 8 (6.20%) Project Management
6 7 (5.43%) Automated Testing
6 7 (5.43%) Stress Testing
6 7 (5.43%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.65%) Data Validation
7 6 (4.65%) Validation
7 6 (4.65%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Logistics
9 4 (3.10%) CRM
9 4 (3.10%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.10%) Data Mapping
9 4 (3.10%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Certification
1 2 (1.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) GxP
1 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.78%) EMC
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy
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